Planck runs on macOS and Linux.
Planck requires no external dependencies. (There is no need for either the Java JVM or Node.js.)
The easiest way to install Planck on macOS is via Homebrew:
brew install planck
On Ubuntu you can use
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mfikes/planck
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install planck
For other Linux distros, binary downloads are available for some distros. Otherwise, see Building below.
If you'd like to use Homebrew to install the latest unreleased version of Planck (directly from master in the GitHub repository), you can do the following:
brew remove planck
brew install --HEAD planck
To build Planck on Linux or macOS, get a copy of the source tree, install the needed dependencies and run
This results in a binary being placed in
You can then optionally install Planck, the
plk script, and associated man pages via
If you happen to encounter any issues with Planck, issues are tracked on GitHub at https://github.com/planck-repl/planck/issues.